Effective communication is the one tool that makes your life better, more fulfilling, and more rewarding. That is equally true in personal relationships and in business.

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Keep it simple. If you can convey the same information in fewer words, do it. If you can use fewer sentences, use fewer. If you can avoid tangents and parenthetical comments, avoid them. Only about 20 percent of what you normally communicate provides 80 percent of the influence on others.

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JD Solomon

JD Solomon

Creator of www.communicatingwithfinesse.com. Author of “Getting Your Boss’s Boss to Understand”. Founder of http://www.jdsolomoninc.com.